Entries by Laura Johnson

BROOK MEADOWS HOUSE – Our New Care Facility

Southend Care is delighted and proud to be working in partnership with Southend Borough Council to create a new flagship care facility on the current site of Priory House located in Prittlewell Chase. We are pleased to announce that the new build has been formally named ‘Brook Meadows House’. It is on course to be […]

Employee of the Season – Karen Higley

Karen Higley was voted as our Employee of the Season for the Summer season. Karen’s nominator noted how Karen was the ‘go to’ person and never makes staff, residents or their relatives feel like she is too busy to help them. Her willingness to help people means she often overruns her normal working day. She […]

‘Employee of the Season’ Claire Reader receiving her award

Claire Reader has been awarded ‘Employee of the Season’. Congratulations to Claire Reader who was awarded our ‘Employee of the Season’. Claire works as the Deputy Manager at Delaware House and received glowing nominations from two of her colleagues. Both noting how she raises morale by creating a lovely working environment and how she always […]

‘Employee of the Season’ Christine Wilson receiving her award

Christine Wilson has been awarded ‘Employee of the Season’. Christine is a Shared Lives Carer who has demonstrated a great commitment to our Values and Behaviours through the fantastic work she does supporting the people who use our services. She works collaboratively with our other services to ensure the best outcomes for people. She has […]

Our new values & behaviours

Southend Care worked with staff to develop a new set of Values and Behaviours that guide everything we do. As well as 2 interactive workshops we also produced a Values and Behaviours Newsletter to help embed them into our work culture. You can read the Newsletter here and see the video of the workshops here.  

Project 49’s ‘Keep In Touch’ Facebook page

As soon as Project 49 realised they would be closing due to Covid-19 they knew they had to find a way to help keep people in touch with each other and to help prevent social distancing becoming social isolation with it all its associated problems. They set up a Facebook group called ‘Keep in Touch’ […]

Thank you from Delaware House!

Look at this great picture of some staff at Delaware House wearing face visors that were kindly donated to us by Essex Hackspace who are making them. They delivered 75 to Priory House (for use across our sites). They used ‘gofundme’ to finance production but that is now closed as they exceeded the target needed […]